A Geek’s Reaction to the Final Wonder Woman Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Now that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 has dropped in theaters, the next chance for you to see a superhero / comic book movie will come with Warner Bros. next DC Extended Universe film: Wonder Woman. There's a lot riding on this movie as it needs to rehabilitate … [Read more...]

HBO Developing Four Game of Thrones Spinoffs

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Well this is exciting! For years we've been hearing about a possible Game of Thrones spinoff/sequel being developed, and HBO has now announced that they are developing not one — but FOUR spinoffs of the groundbreaking series. According to the New York Times, … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Reviewing Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a bit more difficult than I suspected before sitting down to write this. The short review is pretty simple: If you liked the first movie, you'll like this one. The only element that is really missing between the two is … [Read more...]

Bokkeh Releases 5 Low-Priced 8K Prime Lenses

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Last year at NAB Show 2016, Bokkeh announced their Bokkelux T2 8K series prime lenses. Now the lenses are available at a very affordable price. Bokkeh has five lenses in the Bokkelux series: 25mm, 35mm, 50mm, 75mm, and 100mm, with a maximum image circle is … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To Marvel’s The Defenders Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) For the past two-plus years, Marvel and Netflix have been building their own corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist have led up Marvel's The Defenders, and we've finally received our first look at the upcoming … [Read more...]

Bond 25 May Hire Sherlock and Lucky Number Slevin Director

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the biggest questions about the upcoming Bond 25 film is whether Daniel Craig will be back to reprise his role as the British spy or not. We do know that the next film will be drafted by the same writers who penned the lauded Skyfall (and not so lauded … [Read more...]

Crisis Averted! WGA and Producers Make Deal

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) With a looming strike just around the corner, the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Alliance Of Motion Picture & Television Producers (AMPTP) have finally struck a tentative deal. The old contract expired at midnight, but negotiations prevailed in the … [Read more...]

Ridley Scott: Neill Blomkamp’s Alien 5 Is Unlikely

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) After Neill Blomkamp revealed some Alien artwork he had commissioned during the post-production process of CHAPPiE for a possible Alien 5, fans became excited for a continuation of the property along with the current prequels. While Blomkamp said it was his own … [Read more...]

LumaForge: Faster, Together At NAB 2017

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) LumaForge is a server company started by-and-for filmmakers. With the amount of material being produced expanding due to decreasing costs, increased storage requirements, and no truly useable solutions, the LumaForge team struck out on their own. Their goal is to … [Read more...]

Jurassic World 2 Casts Jeff Goldblum, Plus James Cromwell’s Role Revealed

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Jurassic World was a massive success and revitalized the franchise. It had a lot of the familiar elements from the original movie, but, other than B.D. Wong, the cast was entirely new. According to The Hollywood Reporter, however, that will now change with Jeff … [Read more...]

Rian Johnson Not Writing Star Wars 9, Plus The Last Jedi Spoilers!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The first Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer, which premiered at Star Wars Celebration, was an incredible look at what director Rian Johnson has in store for us. When he was hired to write and direct Episode VIII, he was also hired to write the treatment for … [Read more...]

NAB 2017 Roundup: New Kino Flo LED Lights, Aputure, and Fotodiox

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of my favorite things at NAB every year are new lights. While arguably not as sexy as a new lens or new camera, I've always thought of them as a more important key to a good image than they're given credit for. You can always use a mediocre camera to get an … [Read more...]

Split / Unbreakable Sequel Titled Glass, Gets Release Date

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Ever since it was revealed that M. Night Shyamalan's Split was a secret sequel to Unbreakable, the writer/director has been itching to wrap up the franchise with a third film. Soon after Split premiered in 2016, he began writing a draft for a follow up. There's … [Read more...]

Disney Announces and Shuffles Release Dates for Indiana Jones 5, Star Wars 9, and More

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the current prevailing trends in Hollywood is staking out release dates for movies years in advance. Sometimes studios announce big tentpoles before they even have a creative team in place. What that also means is that sometimes studios need to shuffle some … [Read more...]

NAB 2017: SmallHD, New Zeiss Lenses, and Final Cut Pro X Plugins

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Some more great stuff coming out of NAB! This roundup will cover a few things including Zeiss'  new and affordable CP.3 and CP.3 XD cine lenses, SmallHD's first 5-inch touchscreen display, and some new Final Cut Pro X plugins news which will get any VR and 3D … [Read more...]

NAB 2017: FilmConvert Shows Off Upcoming Cinematch App

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There are typically three types of announcements at NAB every year: Brand new products, updates to existing products, and unveiling prototypes. FilmConvert's Cinematch falls under that third category. We've covered FilmConvert quite a bit, as they continually … [Read more...]